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ECOWAS Commission frowns at disrespect of community court decisions by members

The outgoing President of the ECOWAS Commission, Marcel De Souza, has lamented the disrespect of the Community’s court decisions by member states.

Federal govt seeks ECOWAS support to end herdsmen crisis

The federal government has called for the support of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in providing lasting solutions to the farmers and herdsmen crisis in the country.

President Buhari challenges ECOWAS leaders to boost economies to avert migration

President Muhammadu Buhari saturday in Abuja challenged his colleagues and heads of governments in West Africa to drive aggressive economic growth and save the lives of youths who constantly perish in search of greener pasture in Europe.

ECOWAS mission to Guinea Bissau costs $101.73m

ECOWAS said that it spent more than 101.73 million dollars from May 2012 to Nov. 2017 on its mission in Guinea Bissau.

President Buhari tasks ECOWAS leaders on human trafficking

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of State and Government to take urgent action to stop illegal migration from the West African sub region.

ECOWAS discuss Morocco’s membership as summit opens in Abuja

The 52nd ECOWAS Heads of State and Government summit opened in Abuja on Saturday as leaders discuss Morocco’s membership of the bloc and the security situation in Guinea Bissau.

ECOWAS validates tools for common custom framework

ECOWAS Ministers of Finance have validated draft integration instruments meant to enhance a common customs framework for the region.

ECOWAS maintains single currency dream despite low probability

West African leaders confident about their ability to have a single currency before 2020 although the probability remains low.

ECOWAS donates food to displaced persons in Northeast

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Tuesday donated 26, 000 bags of assorted food items to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North-East.

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